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Rosjke Hasseldine
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Rosjke Hasseldine MS (Counseling) MNZAC MBACP Accredited - is the world's pre-eminent mother-daughter relationship expert. She is an author, international workshop presenter, and women's group facilitator. She works with mothers and daughters both individually and as mother-daughter couples, either face-to-face or through Skype.

After 20+ years of listening to women talk about their mother-daughter relationship, Rosjke has developed a model that heals the mother-daughter relationship. The Mother-Daughter Empowerment Model maps a woman's mother-daughter history, which connects women to their female roots, changes inherited patterns, and broadens their understanding of what it means to be female.

Rosjke is the author of "The Silent Female Scream". Her next book "What's really going on between mothers and daughters" is due out in 2015. Her articles can be downloaded for free on her websites and

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Healing the Mother-Daughter Relationship: An Interview

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 2:30 PM

I recently interviewed Gayle Kirschenbaum, Emmy Award-winning film producer, to talk about her up-coming film "Look At US Now, Mother!" because I wanted to understand what motivated her to create this deeply personal movie about her relationship with her mother. I wanted to know why Gayle went public about her...

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Am I Destined to Become My Mother?

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 4:34 PM

Like many daughters, I have felt the familiar anxiety that I am destined to become my mother when I hear my mother's unique brand of criticism, that I so hated hearing when I was a girl, come out of my mouth. As a teenager, I vowed that I wouldn't be...

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Mary Magdalene and the Mother-Daughter Relationship

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 3:47 PM

On a recent trip to New York City I visited the JP Morgan Library, where I viewed the Crusader Bible. The Crusader Bible, reportedly created around 1250, is a spectacular piece of art work. As I wandered around the room looking at the beautifully illustrated pages that had familiar and...

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What Does the Lackluster Attitude Towards Rape and Sexual Assault Say About American Society?

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 4:02 PM

The New York Times recently had two front page articles about rape and sexual assault being treated in a lackluster manner. The July 13, 2014 article detailed why a freshman college student ended up wishing she'd kept silent about being sexually assaulted by football players because of the way...

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The Wisdom in Maya Angelou's Mother-Daughter Relationship Story

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 1:45 PM

Maya Angelou was the poster woman for what it looks like to be your own person. She did not cage her mind by the sexism and racism that surrounded her. She did not limit herself by the abuse she experienced. And she knew how to rise above the internal noise...

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What's a Woman Worth? What's a Girl Worth?

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 7:03 PM

It is glaringly obvious that we are living in a world that doesn't value women and girls. If we did, the following examples would not have happened. Or they would be front-page news until an answer is found and changes are made.

Why did it take two weeks for the...

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Get to Know Your Mother-Daughter History on International Women's Day

(2) Comments | Posted February 5, 2013 | 12:49 PM

International Women's Day is on March 8th and I'm organizing the Get to Know Your Mother-Daughter History campaign for that day. Why? Because it's needed! Imagine what it would be like if women got together with their mother, grandmother, sister or friends and told each other the story of their...

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